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Son 10 chronic constipation miralax (polyethylene glycol) 5+ years Dr's always say take miralax (polyethylene glycol) need more answers what causes chronic constipation since toddler ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Needs consultation

You need to consult with a developmental pediatrician and/or pediatric gastroenterologist.
Chronic stool retention/constipation is a difficult problem to manage and most often fails when the program is inconsistent. There are long term changes in your kids bowel which should respond to a disciplined treatment plan but may take a year or more to be effective. Find the best help available.

In brief: Needs consultation

You need to consult with a developmental pediatrician and/or pediatric gastroenterologist.
Chronic stool retention/constipation is a difficult problem to manage and most often fails when the program is inconsistent. There are long term changes in your kids bowel which should respond to a disciplined treatment plan but may take a year or more to be effective. Find the best help available.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
Surgery - Trauma
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Adult Hirschsprung's

Colonic aganglionosis often leads to chronic constipation in older children See good summary article: http://www.
surgery.uthscsa.edu/faculty/pubs/hirschprungscase.pdf

In brief: Adult Hirschsprung's

Colonic aganglionosis often leads to chronic constipation in older children See good summary article: http://www.
surgery.uthscsa.edu/faculty/pubs/hirschprungscase.pdf
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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